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Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs 37

The Palestinian Peasant Economy under the Mandate

A Story of Colonial Bungling

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674021358

Publication Date: 06/30/2006


24 tables, 45 figures, 5 maps, and 3 documents

Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs


  • Acknowledgments
  • Note on Transliteration
  • Principal Currencies and Measurements
  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • List of Maps and Documents
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Political Setting and the Arab Rural Economy
    • Chapter 1. Politics and the Arab Rural Economy
  • Part II. Trends in the Arab Rural Economy
    • Chapter 2. Investment, Specialization, and Produce in Arab Agriculture
    • Chapter 3. Growth, Income, and Development
  • Part III. The Fallahin Economy and British Reforms
    • Chapter 4. The Rural Institutions of the Fallahin
    • Chapter 5. Credit for the Fallahin: An Illusory Shift
    • Chapter 6. Land Reform and Musha’ Lands
    • Chapter 7. Government Agricultural Services: Limited Relief
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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